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The surprise execution of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's uncle suggests the country is undergoing a period of instability, the New York Times reports.
An 18-year spending outlook for U.S. nuclear arms has shot up by $27.1 billion, and costs could rise further still, congressional auditors said this week.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran and six key governments ended talks on Thursday without agreeing on details for carrying out last month's nuclear deal, the European Union said.
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Dec. 12, 2013 | Elaine M. Grossman | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Trade and Commerce , Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation
Leading House and Senate lawmakers will offer legislation as early as Friday to tighten congressional review of U.S. nuclear trade pacts.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A new defense conference bill includes limits on nuclear arms control efforts, but the restrictions are not as prohibitive as some House Republicans wanted.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Tim Alberta and Stacy Kaper | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A bipartisan group of powerful House members agreed Wednesday to a resolution defining congressional expectations for a final nuclear deal with Iran.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Sara Sorcher | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Ballistic Missiles
Senator Robert Menendez isn't going to let the Obama administration forget that Congress knows better when it comes to pressuring Iran.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Jordain Carney | Sanctions, Nuclear
The United States is targeting more than a dozen companies and individuals for violating sanctions against Iran and supporting the country's nuclear program.
The United Nations has finally issued its report on whether or not chemical weapons were used in Syria.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Reprocessing/Recycling , Spent Fuel Storage , Highly Enriched Uranium , Nuclear Materials Security
Canada's state-run atomic firm stood by controversial steps to transport more than 6,000 gallons of bomb-grade uranium waste, Postmedia News reports.
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Michael Price, author of a new Brennan Center for Justice report, which concluded there was insufficient oversight over how terrorism watch centers in the United States collect and share intelligence.
It's organized chaos. That is the state of things at the moment.